Autotest Repeatedly Runs
Sep 25, 2013
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While using the autotest gem on a project, I found that my tests would run regardless of if a file was saved or not. After some googling, Steve Walker pointed me in the right direction.

Turns out, rcov and the test.log file were being updated after each test causing autotest to trigger again. The fix was to add the following to the .autotest file within my project, ignoring certain files.